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Are you ready for Career Fairs?

July 9, 2018

Are you ready

Employers thrive on proactive candidates. They will remember you if you take an interest, ask questions and know about what they do.

What is Employability Matters

July 3, 2018

Leaping into the real world

Your lifeline to the real world starts now. Employability! No problem, I’ll get my degree and be employable, right? Not quite!

Your degree is only part of the employability equation. Are you a good communicator, do you work well in teams and feel ready to leap into the real-world of work?

Behavioural Questions

April 17, 2018

Interview

Behavioural interviewing (also called situational interviewing) is a job interview focused on discovering how a candidate will act in a specific employment related situation. It focuses on experiences, behaviours, knowledge, skills and abilities that are job related. This approach is very popular in New Zealand and is based on the belief that how you responded to situations in the past will predict how you will behave in the future.

Volunteering - abseiling, mulching, ICT tutoring...

April 13, 2018

Volunteering Expo

Giving back makes you feel good and it can also be fun, exciting, weird or down right nerve wracking –  you really can take your pick!

Social Change Campaigner Richie Hardcore

April 9, 2018

Richie Hardcore

Social change is at the heart of everything campaigner Richie Hardcore does. Come and be inspired by what he says as a keynote speaker for the Culture and Society Career Fair this Thursday 12 April.

I, Robot - is that the Future?

March 29, 2018

Robot in workplace

In 20 years the majority of our jobs will be done by robots so you may as well give up your studies and prepare for the end as we know it, right?  I feel like that’s the message I’m hearing in the media almost every week but how real is it?

Get On With It - Don't Hang Back

March 13, 2018

three panelists

Get on with it and make the most of career fairs, advised three recent graduates at the Match Ready Business and Economics workshop recently.

Pioneering the way with She Sharp

March 12, 2018

Mahsa She Sharp founder

AUT Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences lecturer Mahsa Mohaghegh is the inspirational founder behind She Sharp. This New Zealand group provides a networking platform to women in computer science, computer engineering, IT, and tech-related fields to connect and support each other in these male dominated fields.

You are as good as your next move!

February 28, 2018

you can pic

Yay, the career event is over. And you think you nailed it! Well, no, not quite.  After making all that effort you don’t want to lose out on future opportunities by scurrying back into your corner and not following up.

Here are 6 tips on how to keep momentum up after the fair or event is over.

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